In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reduce) comprimir(text) condensarto compress sth into sth
- it is compressed into solid blocks — se comprime hasta formar bloques compactos
- he compressed the speech into a short article — escribió un breve artículo en el que se condensaba el discurso
- They can be compressed into nine critical questions.
- The files are automatically compressed so they're small enough to send via email.
- Often, large files are compressed to reduce downloading time.
- When data is compressed automatically, all filing characteristics remain exactly the same.
- Without a second thought, you'd probably compress the file and send it off.
- Music compressed using MP3 or equivalent formats requires 1Mb per minute.
1compresa femeninohot/cold compress — compresa caliente/fría
- Symptoms increased with warmth and were relieved partially with cold compresses.
- Follow with a warm sea salt compress to remove crusting and clean out any infection.
- Before I knew it, I had worked myself up into a frothing, barking frenzy and had to lay down and put a cold compress on my head.
- If stung by a fire ant, the first recommended step is to apply a cold compress to relieve the swelling and pain.
- I am plagued with boils and have tried hot compresses to no avail.
- Many cold compresses, an elevated leg and all manner of other cures have been to no avail.
- She continued to place the cool compress on his forehead and dab at his reddened cheeks.
- She pressed the cold compress to the spot where she hit her head.
- To relieve a tension headache, apply a cold compress to the back of your neck.
- However, there are certain situations in which the ginger compress should not be used.
- He went to place the compress on her head again and she evaded him.
- So now I've got a cold compress on it, fresh from the freezer.
- Talk about the magical moments and apply a cold compress to the burns.
- Gently massage the affected joints in the morning after applying warm compresses to the area.
- Take them out of the microwave and apply these steamy compresses to your aching body.
- I took some paracetamol, and did cold compresses, and was just generally in a very bad mood.
- Pamela was there exchanging cool compresses on his forehead.
- A ginger compress is safe for most people and in many situations.
- You can use hot compresses during your bath session.
- Relieve pain with cool, wet compresses until the corpsman arrives.
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